Risk Factors of Suicide
I’ve been sharing my own struggles with depression and even how I was stopped from a suicide attempt.
So what are some risk factors of suicide?
- One or more prior suicide attempts
- Family history of mental disorder or substance abuse
- Family history of suicide
- Family violence
- Physical or sexual abuse
- Keeping firearms in the home
- Chronic physical illness, including chronic pain
- Exposure to the suicidal behavior of others
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